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Through a series of essays that explore the forms, themes, genres, historical contexts, major authors, and latest critical approaches, A Companion to African American Literature presents a comprehensive chronological overview of African American literature from the eighteenth century to the modern day Examines African American literature from its earliest origins, through the rise of antislavery literature in the decades leading into the Civil War, to the modern development of contemporary African American cultural media, literary aesthetics, and political ideologies Addresses the latest critical and scholarly approaches to African American literature Features essays by leading established literary scholars as well as newer voices

Author Biography

Gene Andrew Jarrett is Associate Professor of English and African American studies at Boston University. He is the author of Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature (2007), and the editor or co-editor of several volumes and collections, including The Collected Novels of Paul Laurence Dunbar (2009).
Release date Australia
April 13th, 2010
Contributor
Edited by Gene Andrew Jarrett
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Pages
488
Dimensions
172x251x42
ISBN-13
9781405188623
Product ID
4116262

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